External Links

Apply for Medicare Online

The Social Security website ( where you can apply for Medicare online. You can use this site to apply for Medicare Part A and B in your "Open Enrollment" Window. This window is 3 months before your birthday month of turning 65, your birthday month and 3 months after your birthday month.

Apply for Medicare Part B if you already have Medicare Part A

If you currently have Medicare Part A and ending your group work coverage that you have through your or a spouse's employment and now want to enroll in Medicare Part B

Applying for Medicare Part B and already enrolled in Medicare Part A - Instructions

Instructions - If you are retiring or ending group coverage and already have Medicare Part A, here are instructions on enrolling in Medicare Part B

Choosing a Medigap Policy 2023

This guide can help if you’re thinking about buying a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy or already have one. It’ll help you understand how Medigap policies work.

Dental - MetLife - Enroll

Enroll online in the MetLife Dental Plan.

Dental - MetLife - Network

MetLife Network - In or Out of Network

Dental - MetLife - Plans Details

This Plan will cover 10,000 per year.

Dental, Vision, and Hearing Plan - Manhattan Life

Click here to view the plan benefits and prices.

Do I contact Social Security or Medicare?

This guides you to who you contact, Social Security or Medicare.

Doctor Look Up - Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan

Search for Doctor's, Hospitals, and Providers in Network.

Doctor Look Up - Humana Medicare Advantage Plan

Search for Doctors, Hospitals, and Providers in Network.

Doctor Look Up - United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plan

Search for Doctors, Hospitals, and Providers in Network.

Drug Coverage - Apply online to see if you qualify for extra help paying for meds

Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs.

Drug Coverage - Benefits Check Up

There are over 2,500 benefit programs available nationwide. Find out what benefits may be available in your area.

Drug Coverage - Good Rx

This can be a good option outside of your Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan to compare medication cost

Drug Coverage - Lilly Care Foundation

Free medications if you qualify. This info is worth checking out.

Drug Coverage - Medicine Assistance Tool

Another resource to search for help with your expensive prescription medications.

Drug Coverage - Prescription Drug Coverage Explained

There are 4 stages in Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Here is an explanation of how your medications are covered in each stage and how much you will pay.

Explore Drug Plans and Advantage Plans

Enter your medications and find the best plan for you.

Healthcare Questions - Medicare Supplement (MediGap)

Health questions that will be ask when you are enrolling into a Medicare Supplement unless you are in a period where you are not required to answer health questions

Life Event and Higher Income for Part B Premium

If you had a major life-changing event and your income has gone down, you may use this form to request a reduction in your income-related monthly adjustment amount.

Life Expectancy Calculator

Want to know your life expectancy? You can use our simple Life Expectancy Calculator to get a rough estimate of how long you (or your spouse) may live. Knowing this information can help you make a more informed choice regarding when to collect Social Security retirement benefits.

Medicaid and Texas Benefits

See the benefits you qualify for in Texas.

Medicare - Start Date

When I enroll in Medicare determines my Medicare start date when turning 65.

Medicare and You 2023

The official Medicare Handbook.

Medicare Bank Draft

A form authorizing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Federal agency that runs Medicare, to deduct your monthly Medicare premium from your bank account.

Medicare Part B Premium

This chart list how much your Medicare Part B will cost you and if you are higher income, the added amount you will pay.

MediGap Plan N Guidance

See how the Plan N copays work.

Plan provider

Explore Drug, Advantage and Supplement Plans.

Short term Health Coverage

Short Term Health Coverage is usually for some in pretty good health and needs coverage from 1 - 12 months.

Silver Sneakers Fitness Centers Look Up

Search for Fitness Locations.

Social Security - CMS - L564 This form is filled out by your HR department

This form is needed if you already have Medicare Part A, you have had group health coverage and now you are ending that group coverage and want to enroll in Medicare Part B. This form is filled out by your HR department and then faxed or mailed to your local social security office.

Social Security - Form CMS-40B - To start your Medicare Part B

You the individual need to fill out this form if you already have Medicare Part A effective and now you are wanting to make your Medicare Part B active. This form then needs to be mailed or faxed to your local Social Security office.

Social Security - Online Services

This website allows you to conduct many services online.

Social Security Office Locator

This is where you need to mail or fax the forms to start your Medicare Part B, after your Medicare Part A is already effective. You can get the address and fax number of your local Social Security Office.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance for your worldwide trips.

TRS Information - 2023

TRS is the coverage options Texas Teachers have when retiring and are enrolled in Medicare Part A & Medicare Part B.

United Healthcare DENTAL Providers

Click here to locate a Dentist in network for United Healthcare and AARP Plans.

United Healthcare Fitness Center Look Up

UHC Renew Active - Find a fitness center if you are enrolled in United Healthcare.

United Healthcare ROUTINE VISION

Find a network provider for Routine Vision in United Healthcare and AARP Plans (Advantage Plans)